Maternal and Environmental Influences on the Fetal Epigenome
Hear about the Harvard Epigenetic Birth Cohort and the epigenetic effects of maternal smoking, BPA exposure, depression, and diet on fetal development and health outcomes. Presented by Dr. Karin B. Michels, Professor & Chair, Department of Epidemiology, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California. [Note: the sound quality improves around 4:00 minutes.] (2016)
Led by BC Children's Hospital investigator Dr. Mariana Brussoni, a project meant to increase time spent by children in quality outdoor play in Early Learning and Child Care Settings has received $650,000 from the Lawson Foundation.
BC Children’s Hospital’s Dr. Francis Lynn is leading one of two groups awarded a total of $6 million in funding from the Government of Canada and JDRF Canada to accelerate the development of stem cell based therapies for type 1 diabetes (T1D)
We believe there’s nothing we can’t do with your support. It can take years to turn scientific breakthrough into new interventions and treatments. Funding helps speed the pace of change. When given the resources, we can bring transformative therapies – and hope – out of the laboratory and into the clinic to save and improve children’s lives.